Rishikesh, India

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Rishikesh is a small town in the northern state of Uttarakhand, India. Scenically located where the Ganges River comes down from the Himalayas, Rishikesh catapulted to Western fame when the Beatles dropped by for a visit to Maharishi Mahesh Yogi's ashram (now closed). The town is still known as the World Capital of Yoga. Rishikesh is also the gateway to the Himalayas. The Northern Char Dham Yatra (Four Shrines Sacred Journey) ideally begins from Rishikesh.

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Top Things to Do in Rishikesh

Ganga Aarti at Triveni Ghat

Sacred & Religious Site

Lakshman Jhula


Parmath Niketan Temple

Sacred & Religious Site

The Beatles Ashram

Historic Site

Ram Jhula

Sacred & Religious Site

Omkarananda Ashram

Educational Site

Swarg Niwas Temple

Sacred & Religious Site

Triveni Ghat

Body of Water

Bharat Mandir

Sacred & Religious Site

Maharishi Mahesh Yogi Ashram

Historic Site

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